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The Twins Get Young-er and Stronger

The Twins lost Garza on Wednesday.

Here is a breakdown of how picking up Delmon Young could mean big things for the Minnesota Twins in 2008. With a possible Johan Santana trade on the horizon, the Twins rotation could get cloudy, but the addition of Delmon Young give the Twins a solid right-handed bat in the middle of sluggers Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau.

The Twins and new General Manager Terry Smith planned to make some waves this winter, and on Wednesday night, pulled the trigger on their first blockbuster deal of the new regime. The team parted ways with 2006 top prospect Matt Garza, starting shortstop Jason Bartlett, and one of their key reliever (Juan Rincon), in exchange for one of the better young bats in Major League Baseball. In addition...

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